Nonprofits

See how your mission can thrive as a nonprofit. Get tips on starting and structuring your organization, filing annual reports, and more.

Unincorporated Nonprofit Association vs. Nonprofit Corporation

If you've formed an unincorporated association for the purpose of doing public good, incorporating as a nonprofit corporation or applying for IRS tax…

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How to Start a Nonprofit in California

Forming a nonprofit organization in California is a complex process. Be sure you know the procedures for forming a nonprofit and securing tax-exempt…

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Structuring Your Nonprofit: the Differences Between Incorporation and LLC

Founders of small nonprofits are increasingly turning to LLC business structures rather than incorporating. Here's why it makes sense—and how to do…

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Filing a Nonprofit Annual Report for Your Organization

Although a nonprofit organization is not required to file annual reports, the document can be an effective tool to showcase your achievements during…

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How Do I Get Started with My Nonprofit Application?

Starting a nonprofit can seem like a long and complicated process, and indeed, some of the steps involved in starting and running a nonprofit…

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Michigan

Forming a Michigan nonprofit organization is a complex process. Be sure you know the procedures for forming a nonprofit, and for securing state and…

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Texas

It is a complicated and lengthy process to form a Texas nonprofit organization. It's important to know the procedures for forming a nonprofit and…

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Florida

Forming a nonprofit organization in Florida can be a complex and time-consuming process. Learn the procedures for forming a nonprofit and securing…

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Best Practices for Writing Nonprofit Bylaws

Guidelines for writing effective and useful nonprofit bylaws are dictated by state and federal law, your nonprofit's Articles of Incorporation, and…

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Can a Nonprofit Also Have a for-Profit Division?

Covering your nonprofit's shortfall with for-profit income runs the nasty risk of losing your tax-exempt status, but there are ways to do it legally.

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